FROM the Beeston Review, w/e July 14 CATTLE Best black and white cows once again raced away to 150ppk, with younger models reaching new heights of 175ppk. Continentals to £1476 or 175ppk. Marker average was up a blistering 14p per kilo on the week or £50 per head. Just to emphasise the trade, here are a few figures: 108 head entered (96 dairies), black & white cows to 175ppk or £1131, Continental cows to 175ppk or £1476, top 10 black & white cows averaged 156ppk or £1036, top 10 beef cows averaged 159ppk or £1201, 42% of dairies over 120ppk, POULTRY Poultry sales every Monday from now on. POL pullets were the star attraction with nearly 200 entered from various rearers fetching up to £8.50 (all prices per head), Speckledy £8, Sussex Ranger £8. An Oxford Blue Red Cock sold for £24 with a trio OEG Carlisle Blue Grey £10. Call ducks as always sold well up to £13. Private treaty sale, 500 pheasant poults, ringnecks, eight weeks old end of July, £3.40 each plus 10% buyers premium plus Vat. PIGS Sows to £261, boars to £120.87, porkers to £148.20, store pigs to £56, porkers to a high 178ppk, cutters to 156ppk, baconers to 138ppk. The bells were ringing yet again at Beeston. A good turnout of the usual best quality pigs. We would like to thank Nicholas Pendleton Mcrath for doing an excellent job at judging the Best Sow, the Best Butchers Pigs and Best Store Pigs. SHEEP Shearling ewes to £153, three to four-year-old ewes to £120, store lambs to £67. A great start to the new opening sale of breeding ewes and store lambs at Beeston on a Monday. Several pens sold well in excess of vendors’ highest expectations, topping at £153 for Beltex cross shearlings. Top 5 prices: Beltex shearlings £153, Texel shearlings £145, Texel shearlings £145, Beltex shearlings £144, Texel shearlings £136 FRUIT & VEG In the fruit and veg section, new Cheshire potatoes reached £6 per 28lb. More promised for next week along with seasonal fruit, veg and eggs. PRODUCE More people about on a wet morning, but a shortage of loads to bid on. Big bale mid June 2017 hay realised £28 per bale equivalent to £100 per tonne. A mixed load of wheat and barley straw in quads realised £82 per tonne.